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Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing

Faculty and Staff

Yuche Chen

Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Civil and Environmental Engineering
Molinaroli College of Engineering and Computing
Phone: 803-777-9105
Office: 300 Main Street, C211
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Dr. Chen’s current research interests include (1) Data-driven traffic operations and demand management), (2) Model prediction and optimization of cyber-physical systems in smart and connected communities, (3) Machine learning based eco-driving assistant system, (4) Transportation air quality and health impacts of exposure. Dr. Chen is broadly interested in data-driven decision making under uncertainty, empirical model prediction and validation with applications to transportation systems. Dr. Chen is the Chair of research subcommittee of Environmental Analysis in Transportation (ADC10) and a member of Automated Transit System (AP020) committee in Transportation Research Board, National Academy of Sciences in United States. He received Outstanding Achievement Award from Department of Energy in 2017.


  • Ph.D., Transportation Engineering, University of California at Davis, 2014
  • M.S, Statistics, University of California at Davis, 2012
  • M.S, Management Science and Engineering, Zhejiang University, China, 2008
  • B.S. Transportation Engineering, Central South University, China, 2006

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